Occupational hearing loss

Hearing loss - occupational; Noise-induced hearing loss

Occupational hearing loss is damage to the inner ear from noise or vibrations due to certain types of jobs.

Ear anatomy

The ear consists of external, middle, and inner structures. The eardrum and the 3 tiny bones conduct sound from the eardrum to the cochlea.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention